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Talking Biz News Today — April 23, 2020

April 23, 2020

Posted by Irina Slav

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories:

Associated Press

Many small businesses say loans won’t get them to rehire, by Christopher Rugaber

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry, by Ryan J. Foley


SpaceX moves ahead with Starlink satellite launch amid pandemic, by Jackie Wattles

Victoria’s Secret deal to go private hits a roadblock

The Wall Street Journal

Delta Reports First Loss in Five Years, by Alison Sider

AT&T Pulls Guidance as Coronavirus Upends Media, by Drew FitzGerald


US auto sales recovering during coronavirus pandemic but still significantly down, J.D. Power says, by Michael Wayland

Consumer brands didn’t reap a huge windfall from panic buying, are adjusting to life under lockdown, by Amelia Lucas


U.S. firms may face probes over payroll loans, Treasury, DOJ officials warn, by David Lawder, Sarah N. Lynch

Bankruptcy looms over U.S. energy industry, from oil fields to pipelines, by Jessica Resnick-Ault, David French

News about business journalism

Biz journalist Gilman starts Newsweek column “On the Street”

CNBC’s Chu on cleaning up his home office

WSJ wins National Press Foundation award for PG&E coverage

Wired’s editorial staff forms a union

Business Insider plans fewer hires in 2020

PEI Media hires Melville as editorial director

Columbus Biz First seeks funding in a bid to set up newsroom in Cleveland

WSJ names Miller its newsletter and curation editor

Three additional staff disclose layoffs at Protocol

Newlands to join i newspaper as its biz and money editor

Why the Protocol layoffs don’t make business sense

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